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Four Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli police in annexed east Jerusalem, the Palestinian Red Crescent revealed.

Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid called Sunday for a "unity government", as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flounders in efforts to form a coalition.

Israel’s Yamina Party will support Netanyahu, says Naftali Bennett

The New Arab Staff

Israel’s Yamina Party will support Netanyahu, says Naftali Bennett

Naftali Bennett revealed on Monday that his party would support the Likud, though Netanyahu's coalition still remains short of the 61 seats needed to form a government.

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Emad Moussa

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of ...

Far-right Religious <em>Zionism</em> leader denounced by US pro-Israel groups

The New Arab Staff

Far-right Religious Zionism leader denounced by US pro-Israel groups

Bezalel Smotrich has been criticised for racist comments he made online during an argument with Joint List member Ahmad Tibi.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel's Netanyahu on trial as coalition talks ramp up

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced court in his corruption trial while his bid to form a government after another inconclusive election entered a critical phase.

The New Arab Staff

Labour reinstates Muslim councillor cleared of antisemitism complaint

A Labour Party panel found that East London councillor Puru Miah had not breached the party's rules on antisemitism.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli PM Netanyahu's court corruption battle resumes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fighting for his political life on two fronts: coalition talks, and a corruption trial over claims he ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu due in court, as coalition talks ramp up

Israel's legal and political dramas converge Monday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu due in court for his corruption trial and the ...

Land Day 2021: Israel intensifies efforts to cleanse Palestinians

Emad Moussa

Land Day 2021: Israel intensifies efforts to cleanse Palestinians

Comment: After 45 years of historic dispossession, Palestinians are facing intensified Israeli efforts to cleanse them from their lands, writes ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's Jewish community dwindles to fewer than five

Despite Jews having lived in Iraq for around 2,600 years, only four remain in the country after the passing of Dhafer Eliyahu.

Unlikely bedfellows hold key to new Netanyahu term

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Unlikely bedfellows hold key to new Netanyahu term

With the full results from Tuesday's general election now in, Netanyahu needs the support of parties are openly hostile to Arabs and Muslims, to ...

'Expel or kill': Racist attacks target Palestinian Israeli town

The New Arab Staff

'Expel or kill': Racist attacks target Palestinian Israeli town

The acts of vandalism took place as far-right parties looked likely to enter parliament following Israel’s fourth election in two years.

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Emad Moussa

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Comment: Palestinians in the diaspora are a significant intellectual and economic force that aids the Palestinian cause. We should be allowed to ...

Deadlock once again after Israeli elections

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Deadlock once again after Israeli elections

Israel's fourth general election in two years offered no clear indication on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or his rivals could form ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian-Israeli party becomes surprise kingmaker after Israel election

Mansour Abbas and his Raam party, who broke away from the mainly Arab Joint list over ideological divisions, is on track to be the kingmaker in Israel's latest inconclusive election.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Far-right firebrand set to enter Israel parliament: exit polls

Far-right candidate Itamar Ben-Gvir was on track to enter Israel's parliament after the country's fourth election in two years.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu in lead but majority uncertain after Israel vote

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is leading exit polls after the country's election, but with no guarantee his Likud Party can form a ...

The New Arab Staff

Polls open in fourth Israeli election in two years

Nearly 14,000 polling stations opened at 7am (5am GMT) across the country, several thousand more than previous elections to prevent crowding in ...

Israel voters take fourth shot at deciding Netanyahu's fate

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel voters take fourth shot at deciding Netanyahu's fate

Israel holds its fourth election in under two years, with voters still divided over the question: should Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stay ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Thousands rally at anti-Netanyahu protest ahead of vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Jerusalem residence was met with thousands of protesters on Saturday, just days ahead of the election.

Is the ICC the new frontier of Israeli exceptionalism?

Emad Moussa

Is the ICC the new frontier of Israeli exceptionalism?

Comment: Israel may try to sabotage the ICC probe, but subjecting it to the legal tools of the international community tears down the idea of ...

Netanyahu boosts far-right extremist Ben-Gvir in re-election bid

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu boosts far-right extremist Ben-Gvir in re-election bid

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is supporting the re-election bid of Itamar Ben-Gvir, the leader of the Jewish Power movement, who has praised ...

Palestine solidarity alive and well this Israeli Apartheid Week

Kamel Hawwash

Palestine solidarity alive and well this Israeli Apartheid Week

Comment: This year, Israeli Apartheid Week activists explore Palestinian solidarity through the lens of anti-racism, despite ongoing efforts to ...

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